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Jurist legal news written mostly by law professors, separate section for world legal news

Schriver National Center on Poverty Law

UN News Centre news about UN activities throughout the world. For more, try the UN Dispatch or sign-up for daily emails from the UN Wire

BNA Databases


Guide to Preemption Checking


Hein Online (law reviews, treaties, U.S. Code, U.S. Reports, C.F.R., and more)

FDsys (federal government documents, such as Congressional hearings, reports, etc.)

Congressional (Proquest) (Congressional publications, particularly for older material)

PAIS International (Richter)

Social Sciences Full Text (Richter)

Baron (the law library catalog)

SSRN (working papers)

U.N. Offical Document System full text of General Assembly resolutions back to 1946 and other documents since 1993. Many documents are reprinted in the Yearbook of the United Nations

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals - indexes articles from more than 450 legal periodicals from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth.

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